11 Years of GFP (Video)

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter for Generations For Peace It was 11 years ago today that Generations For Peace began as a peace-through-sport organisation. In just over a decade, we have grown immensely – with active programmes in 50 countries around the globe and five vehicles for peace building, GFP has made a name for itself in the peace-building field, reaching hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading 11 Years of GFP (Video)

Shadi: a UNAOC Young Peacebuilder

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter at Generations For Peace Last month, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) hosted a week-long workshop in Amman in collaboration with Generations For Peace (GFP), hosting 20 young peacebuilders from 12 countries across the Middle East and North Africa region. Shadi was one of those peacebuilders. “You are different from them.” This is what Shadi had grown up hearing … Continue reading Shadi: a UNAOC Young Peacebuilder

Ask the Experts

“What are the most significant opportunities and pressing challenges for NGOs seeking to support youth-led peace building?” In the first post of a new blog series entitled, “Ask the Experts,” a selection of nine NGO, youth, and peace-building experts answer a new question from Generations For Peace. Mark Clark | CEO of Generations For Peace There are enormous opportunities for NGOs to engage youth in … Continue reading Ask the Experts

Localising UNSCR 2250: Lessons from the Kampala Youth Seminar

By Lindsay McClain Opiyo, Development and Partnerships Specialist at Generations For Peace Last November, I had the pleasure of participating in the World Federation of United Nations Associations’ (WFUNA) “Kampala Youth Seminar” in Uganda with two Generations For Peace Delegates. The seminar brought together over 80 youth from 13 countries to discuss how to promote and localise UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on youth, peace, and security. … Continue reading Localising UNSCR 2250: Lessons from the Kampala Youth Seminar

Youth-led Peacebuilding: Lessons from the field

By Megan Mineiro, Communications Department  On 21 September 2017, the International Day of Peace, Generations For Peace (GFP) hosted a special forum on Youth-led Peacebuilding at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York aimed at turning the words of UN Security Council Resolution 2250 (UNSCR 2250) into actions. Mark Clark, CEO of GFP, launched the forum reminding more than a dozen peace-building NGOs and … Continue reading Youth-led Peacebuilding: Lessons from the field